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Katana Robata & Sushi Bar on Sunset

Katana Robata and Sushi Bar is one of the Innovative Dining Group restaurants, located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood!
It is one of my all time favorites! I have been a regular there since its opening years ago. It is still just as popular as it was then. Love the outdoor patio overlooking Sunset! (This is where hubby and I had our first date!) Bar area is also great for Happy Hour!

HAPPY HOUR EVERYDAY 5:30-7pm

My go to dishes…..

Tsukune / Chicken Meatballs
Suzuki / Chilean Seabass
Aparagus & Foie Gras Wrapped in Filet Mignon
Kobe Pepper / American Wagyu with Black Pepper Sauce
Spicy Tuna on Crispy Rice
Soy Paper Lobster Hand Roll
Hamachi Diced -Yellowtail Sashimi with Diced Chilies
Popcorn Shrimp -Rock Shrimp Tempura with Miso Glaze
Magurro Carpaccio-Tuna Sashimi with Wasabi Soy Truffle OilIMG_0196

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Triple 8 China Bar & Grill at LA Live

Triple 8 China Bar & Grill now open at LA Live!

Every dish was so tasty and had a nice little kick to it! Great location and space!

Some of the delish dishes we had……

Shrimp & Pork Steam Dumplings
Shrimp, Pork, Onion, Cilantro, Water Chestnuts

Pan Seared Ground Fish Stuffed Tofu
Light Soy Sauce & Onion

Hot & Sour Soup
Vegan, Tofu, Wood Ear & Bamboo SHoots

Spicy Garlic Jalapeno Chicken
Fresh garlic, Chili, & Jalapeno

Black Pepper Mignon Beef
Chunks of Beef, Lightly Fried, Stirred in Black Pepper Sauce

Braised Chilean Seabass
Scallion, Fresh Garlic, Ginger & Cilantro

Sauteed Kale with Garlic
Pickled Vegetables & Fresh Garlic

888 Signature Cocktail
Grey Goose La Poire, Lychee Puree, French Vanilla Syrup, Pinaeapple Juice & Fresh Lemon Juice

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Plan Check Kitchen + Bar Downtown LA

Our favorite burger place, Plan Check Kitchen + Bar has opened a third location in Downtown Los Angeles!!!

http://plancheck.com/
Happy Hour 3-6pm

Our menu included the following menu items. Some of the dishes are new to only this location. My favorite was the meat & potatoes! I could have easily had had a couple of rounds of that.

OYSTER ON THE HALF
yuzukosho cocktail sauce

SPICY TUNA SALAD
sriracha vinaigrette, avocado, puffed rice, black radish, yellow frisee, nori, garlic flowers

FRIES
beef tallow, smoked salt, fresh ketchup

K-BBQ BURGER
grilled porky belly, kimcheese, sprouting onion, gochujang bbq sauce, sesame salt, fried onions

MEAT & POTATOES (MY FAVORITE!!!!)
beef short rib pot roast, cheesy tots, carmelized tomato, cauliflower puree, flaked wasabi

CRULLER DONUTS
cooked to order, cream, fruit

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ACABAR Restaurant / Lounge / Bar

Dinner at Acabar Restaurant/Lounge/Bar

Chef Kevin Luzande outdid himself! This was a night to remember and I have already been back for more.

If you’re in LA or are visiting this is definitely a place you want to stop in for the Triple D….dinner, drinks and dancing!!!

Discovered my new favorite wine, Sauvignon Blanc, Menetou-Salon, Domaine Gilbert, Loire 2011.

The Tasting Menu included:

OYSTERS SHIGOKU served with an assortment of mignonette + sauces

UNI with cucumbers and kanpachi

DUCK DUO SALADE / cured duck breast / crispy duck rillette / charred chicory / orange marmalade / verjus

CRISPY SHRIMP TOAST / rock shrimp / s.s.u quail egg / thai basil / fish sauce

CHARRED OCTOPUS / longaniza sausage / white beans / piquillo peppers / valencia oranges

CRISPY PORK BELLY CUBES / caramelized apples / white grits / braised kale / dirty sauce

SKEWERED SPICY PRAWNS / harissa / dates / labneh yogurt / pistachio

FRIED BUNS / braised lamb / sriracha aioli / pear chutney / cotija cheese

NEW ZEALAND SNAPPER / vermouth poached / truffled potato + leeks / purple chips

WHOLE CRISPY SEA BASS / choy sum / tendrils / peanuts / sichuan peppercorn sauce

DESSERT:

STRAWBERRIES ‘N’ MILK
macerated strawberry / crunchy milk / chamomile granita / strawberry gusher

BANANA CREAM PIE
banana custard / spiced plantain / wafer / sponge cake

And to end this perfect evening we danced the night away in the lounge! When we went back to Acabar the second time around we got to see Gypsy All Stars perform!

http://acabar-la.com/

Eddie Delena is the General Manager

Happy Hour is Tues. – Fri. 6-8pm
#ShareHappy

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Cecconi’s West Hollywood

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One of my favorite go to spots in LA is Cecconi’s, especially on a Monday night!  Fun crowd, very European feel, great terrace, bar, wood-burning oven and of course the most important…the food is delicious!!! 

 Some of my favorites…..

pizza with burrata cheese and white truffle (special)

ahi tuna tartare, avocado, chili & mint (so refreshing)

burrata, beets, avocado & pistachio (great combo)

grilled octopus, lemon, caper & olives (if you are not a fan this WILL change your mind)

Its open for breakfast, lunch & dinner!  If i could i would spend ALL day there!!!!

See ya there!!!

http://www.cecconiswesthollywood.com/

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